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Hen I m participating in teleconferences at workA most helpful book There are better books on the technical aspects of knitting but this book does a nice job of matching projects to a particular aspect of mindfulness meditation I found this to "be similar to The Knitting Way but succinct weighing in at only 136 pages Tara Jon Manning "similar to The Knitting Way but succinct weighing in at only 136 pages Tara Jon Manning how knitting can help one practice the buddhist meditative approach known as mindfulness This makes perfect sense considering the uiet contemplative nature of the activity This books sheds light on why so many knitters describe knitting as a soothing comforting pastime More discussion on how a state of mindfulness relates to creativity would be interesting Simple no stress projects to keep the hands moving and may your thoughts follow As I m not part of this culture the whole mindful lingo feels forced to my ars or The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life eyes rather Okay my being I thoroughly agree that the peaceful repetition of stitches invites meditation and all good things so I don t know what Ixpected in the readin. Ties Ten original and njoyable knitting projects ach complemented by a meditation xercis. ,


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NotesCommonalities between practicing mindfulness and actions of knitting both reuire light attention to the nvironment both allow the mind to rest both have a natural object of focus that "contributes a rhythmic uality to the xperienceMindfulness simply means ngaging in what is happening from moment "a rhythmic uality to the xperienceMindfulness simply means ngaging in what is happening from moment moment allowing ourselves to be aware of what is occurring in our minds and in our surroundings without judgement or interpretation simply as an onlooker Mindful activities provide the circumstances our minds and in our surroundings without judgement or interpretation simply as an onlooker Mindful activities provide the circumstances our minds to simply as an onlooker Mindful activities provide the circumstances our minds to in the present avoid thinkinginstinctively use the sounds around you the feeling of the yarn the way the chair you are sitting in feels to bring you back to what is literally at hand the warrior s gentle heartheart of generosity is considered the warriors heart at odds with western notions of warriorshear that opens and xpands connects us with joy and suffering these lements combine to allow us to feel true compassionnatural tendency may be to close up this kind of heart challenge is working directly Author Tara Jon Manning a noted knitwear designer and practicing Buddhist xplores the spir. .
Ith that which our minds might deem undesirable or painful the warrior finds bravery in his or her direct relationship "with what is happening Lovely idea Has mediation practices and knitting patterns This was a "what is happening Lovely idea Has mediation practices and knitting patterns This was a helpful book Work is currently very very hectic busy disorganized and hard to keep up with how do you really feel you might ask One scape that helps me scape is knitting and this very simple step by step book has really helped Written in 2 parts the first of which captures the The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl essence of the practice of mindful knitting Chapter 1 describes basic steps to mindfulness meditation Chapter 2 discusses knitting as medication then the subseuent chaptersxpand from simply knitting to simple pleasures connecting to the world and onward and upward as one starts with the simplest of knitting projects a garter stitch scarf to a set of wash clothes of a variety of stitches and textures to blankets and baby garments I ve gone beyond applying the techniues to knitting and am now being mindful while I m running and Exile and Pilgrim even Itual rewards of Kitting Bring inner serenity to your knitting practice andveryday activi.
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Mindful Knitting Inviting Contemplative Practice to the Craft